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Folsom Lake Symphony, handbell choir ring in season

MESTRO MICHAEL NEUMANN and The Folsom Lake Symphony will have something special in store for everyone when it presents “Season of Cheer” on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. in Folsom. Courtesy photo

Whether your family celebrates Hanukkah, Christmas or simply enjoys the sounds of the season, the Folsom Lake Symphony will have something special in store when it presents “Season of Cheer” on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. You might wonder, “who is the Folsom Lake Symphony?” Many already know this phenomenal local performing ensemble, previously known […]

No Comment / November 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Holiday Magic comes to Fair Oaks

ICY STREAM WITH SUNSET, by Vicki Foote

CHROMA GALLERY — Fair Oaks’ Chroma Gallery will feature stunning scenes of winter life during December’s “Holiday Magic” show, opening Dec. 10 and continuing through Jan. 3. The gallery will showcase paintings frosty vistas, warm sunsets and imaginative renditions of a variety of subjects by artists working in oils, acrylics and pastels. A special Second […]

No Comment / November 26, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

STAR award nominees sought

The annual youth STAR awards sponsored by of El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition will take place on Friday, Dec. 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lakehills Church, 7000 Rossmore Lane in El Dorado Hills. The group will roll out the red carpet for 150 guests to recognize youth for their outstanding contributions to community through leadership, mentoring, […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Small Wonders show now open

MORE THAN 50 miniature works of art are currently on display at Gold Country Artists Gallery.

GOLD COUNTRY ARTISTS Gallery in Placerville opened the anticipated “Small Wonders” show Monday. All 50 artists in the collective created a piece of art on a 6-by-6-inch board in their individual medium. The works are for sale and on display at the gallery in the form of a giant collage. The collaborative effort is part of several […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac holiday home tour full of decorating tips

SPARK THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON and enjoy walking through homes in the "Fabulous Forties" in East Sacramento at the 37th annual Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour. Photo courtesy of The Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour

When taking a day trip to Sacramento it’s always fun to drive through the “Fabulous Forties.” The upscale neighborhood of custom homes built in East Sacramento during the post World War II years is considered a jewel among architects, and the gardens that grow beneath the spreading ancient sycamore and elm trees are the stuff […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

The show must go on

DIRECTOR RYAN ADAME and choreographer Christie Axelson give instructions to the cast Wednesday night. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

Sutter Street opens doors to shut-down production Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt from Folsom’s Sutter Street Theatre were looking forward to taking a week off for Thanksgiving, finding themselves with a rare break between main stage productions before the start of the theater’s annual run of “Holiday in the Hills.” But when the husband and […]

No Comment / November 16, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Stunning FLC arts center now open

SEATING up to 850 people, the largest of Folsom Lake College's Three Stages features state of the art acoustics and technology. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

FOLSOM — The arts have a new home and it is spectacular. The stunning visual and performing arts center at Folsom Lake College is a reality thanks to a multi-tiered effort.The new facility — Three Stages at Folsom Lake College — is a $50 million project built with a combination of state, regional, local and […]

No Comment / November 16, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »